Other NJ News

September 10, 2018

PATERSON, NJ- Paterson resident Kenneth Patrick Lira reported to his job on the 107th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2011 like he had so many times before. Hours later he would be one of nearly 3,000 lives lost following the terrorist attack which brought both ...

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Boaters Urged to Take Steps to Stay Safe on Water during Labor Day Weekend BARNEGAT LIGHT, NJ — When members of the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from their sinking recreational vessel in Barnegat Inlet yesterday, they found the boaters prepared for the emergency. A Coast Guard boat ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Before heading back to college, Belmar lifeguard Tyler Daniskas ended his summer with quite an eventful week. After he was among a handful of Belmar beach patrol members who got their chance to test a drone-assisted lifesaving system along the beachfront on August 22, the next day ...

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PATERSON, NJ- For the second time in a weekend members of the Paterson Fire Department performed a successful rescue at the Great Falls. Click here for video. According to a Facebook post by Mayor Andre Sayegh, Paterson Firefighter Justin Angelica and members of Paterson Rescue 2 pulled a man ...

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WARREN, NJ –  A 14-year old boy died, and a 17-year old boy has been charged with vehicular homicide after a chase in a car stolen from Warren Township on Friday,  Somerset County Prosecutor Michael H. Robertson, Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office Chief of County Detectives John W. Fodor, Warren ...

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UNION, NJ – A Dingman’s Ferry, PA, man was arrested last week for invasion of privacy for taking photos under the dress of a woman at the Target store on Route 22. On Friday morning, Union police were alerted by a Target loss prevention worker who observed a man acting strangely.  According to ...

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UNION, NJ – A Dingman’s Ferry, PA, man was arrested last week for invasion of privacy for taking photos under the dress of a woman at the Target store on Route 22 in Union. On the morning of July 27, Union police were alerted by a Target loss prevention worker who observed a man acting ...

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NEWARK, NJ - For a panel of lawmakers and advocates at the Abyssinian Baptist Church, it wasn't a matter of if a marijuana market boom was coming to New Jersey. It was just a matter of when. For Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, it was pivotal that people in his community, who he said have been ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Suburban growth may be making a comeback.  A new Rutgers Regional Report, “The ‘Burbs’ Bounce Back: ‘Trendlet’ or ‘Dead Cat Bounce’?” finds that the demographic shifts of the early part of the decade, 2010-2016, where urban areas had a strong resurgence, may be shifting back ...

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WHITEHOUSE STATION, NJ - The 2018 annual edition (36th year) of the  QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning drew thousands of people (young and old) to the Solberg Airport in Hunterdon County. The weather has been as issue for the past few years, but the skies cooperated for the ...

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A prominent religious leader who heads one of the largest black churches in Newark has been nominated to the state Parole Board by Gov. Phil Murphy. The Rev. Dr. Ronald Slaughter, the pastor of St. James AME, was tapped to fill a six-year term on the board. “I’m both honored and grateful for ...

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FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – A seven-month investigation by the Somerset County Prosecutor’s Office has resulted in the arrests of six suspects, all charged with operating an organized retail theft ring and knowingly purchasing stolen merchandise for resale at a Hamilton Street storefront and on the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Collectors can own a unique piece of New York Yankees history if they attend Joe Bodnar’s Sports Memorabilia Auction this weekend and are willing to dig deep in to their pockets. A pair of cleats worn by former New York Yankees relief pitcher Sparky Lyle in the early 1970s will ...

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FORT LEE, NJ -  Nutley made it to Junior League Baseball Section 2 Championship before falling to Saddle Brook last night.  The game was marred by an incident that began in the bleachers during the third inning as parents representing both teams began shouting at each other.  The ...

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ - Five mayors from northern and central New Jersey today called for passage of a state law permitting immigrants to get driver's licenses even if they are undocumented, saying it boosts public safety as well as the economy. "This is important for every resident for a better life ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Residents of Bridgewater, Somerville, Morristown and surrounding communities are mobilizing for action after they found posters around town promoting Identity Evropa, which the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has labeled a white supremacist group. According to Bridgewater resident ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Police Department and Middlesex County Prosecutors Office are looking for the public’s help in the July 4, 2018 fatal motorcycle accident that killed 28 year-old Jessica Montes of Piscataway. According to police, the accident occurred at approximately ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ — On its latest list of “The Nicest Places in Places in Every State,” Reader’s Digest named the Township of West Orange as the nicest place in New Jersey for 2018. According to the list, the nicest places in America embody kindness and cooperation. It states that in each of these ...

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Bridgewater, NJ - A Bedminster woman has died from her injuries after she was struck by a car in the parking lot of the Bridgewater Commons Mall Monday. Marion Kelley, 62, was struck by a vehicle while walking in lot four near the Macy's merchandise pick up area at around 3:20 p.m.

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Roselle man found with more than 40 dogs living in severely unsanitary and inhumane living conditions in his home last month has been charged with more than 30 criminal offenses, acting Union County Prosecutor Michael A. Monahan announced Wednesday. Evelio J. Calderon, 40, is ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Amazon will get a payroll tax break at a cost of $1 billion to the city should the company open its second headquarters here. It’s one of two ordinances that were approved by the Newark City Council council to sweeten the deal for the corporate giant and stand out among other ...

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ROXBURY, NJ - The long-sought restoration of the iconic, but decaying steeple atop the First Presbyterian Church of Succasunna is underway. Using a massive hydraulic boom lift, workers from Main Street Custom Homes and Remodeling of Succasunna, got a close-up look today at the 165-year-old ...

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RARITAN, NJ - A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds for the family of the 1-year-old boy killed when he, his mother and brother were hit by a car on Anderson Street in Raritan Saturday. Matías Ortega was killed on the evening of his first birthday when a vehicle hit two cars and then ...

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NUTLEY, NJ — Eugene Diaz of Prism announced that Ralph Lauren signed the lease for a building at On3. The announcement was made at the July 3 Nutley Board of Commissioners Meeting.  Ralph Lauren is expected to create 225 jobs in Nutley. The company will occupy 225,000 sq. feet of an existing ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Christopher Koller, 41, of Piscataway was sentenced Thursday to 66 ½ years in a New Jersey state prison for the murder of Beth Bezek, a 31-year-old Raritan woman, said Middlesex County Prosecutor, Andrew C. Carey. The sentence was imposed after Koller was found guilty by a jury ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - A 52-year-old New York man drowned in the Raritan River near Duke Island Park Wednesday in what appeared to be an accident, according to a release from Bridgewater Township Police. Fermin Franco was pronounced dead shortly after midnight July 5 at Robert Wood Johnson University ...

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Newark, NJ - City residents played a big part in all American wars and Newark also played its part in the throes of America’s creation. The war lasted from 1775 to 1783, and Newark had a fighting spirit against the British at that time. The city hosted a rebellious minister and a visit by George ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. – If you don’t know by now, Girl Scouts is much more than cookies, crafts, and summer camp. In fact, the Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey say they should host your next professional business conference, special event, or any other big celebration in which you are looking to ...

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LONG BEACH ISLAND –Tuesday entertainment headlines with a free concert from 7-9 p.m. at Bayview Park in Long Beach Township.  Chris Fritz and the Impulsives are performing  Visitors are reminded to bring a beach chair, a cooler to enjoy the concert and beautiful sunset at the bay.  Here is the ...

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PATERSON, NJ —While there is no routine emergency call, the response of two Paterson firefighters to a local woman in labor took an unexpected, and frightening, turn in the early hours of Saturday. According to Paterson Fire Chief Brian McDermott, Paterson Firefighters were transporting an ...

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